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  • n  a circular rounded projection or protuberance
  • n  a round handle
  • n  any thickened enlargement
  • n  an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger

  • DAWKINS: People who believe in God conclude there must have been a divine knob twiddler who twiddled the knobs of these half-dozen constants to get them exactly right.
  • Beginners will appreciate the fact that the D40 has a knob of preset modes, not just my favorite "auto" mode but "portrait," "sports" and more.
  • Empire and world interest focused last week on a tiny old man with a knob of a head, thin greying hair and gold-rimmed spectacles.
News & Articles

  • High Knob fire tower work to start in July
    WISE — Work will begin in July on construction of a new High Knob Tower in the Jefferson National Forest in Virginia.
    June 16, 2013 - Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • State news for Sunday, June 16
    High Knob fire tower work to start in July
    June 16, 2013 - Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Pilot Knob man hurt in accident on Route NN
    A Pilot Knob man was moderately injured when his truck was hit in the side by a car which failed to stop at a stop sign. The accident happened at 11:12 p.m. Tuesday on Route N at Route NN in St. Francois County.
    June 12, 2013 - Park Hills Daily Journal

  • Russell Martin in Daily Mail - Charleston
    It nicked something. I don't know it was his the knob of the bat or his hand,Martin said. "I know it didn't nick him as hard as he made it look, but that's what you're taught to do. If it flicks off something, throw your hands up and...
  • Scott Podsednik in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    If I would have had a bat up there without a knob and put that kind of swing on the ball, who knows what the results would have been,Podsednik said. "I don't know, knob or no knob, it worked out for us."

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